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Not in my burn! Diffuse pollution: what is it and how to avoid it, Monday 20th May, Aviemore

08 April 2013

A day looking at diffuse pollution: what is it and how to avoid it, planting trees to protect water courses and highlighting successful practical projects that reduce diffuse pollution.

Snow hardship support

05 April 2013

This year’s appalling weather has been drastic for farmers, with devastated flock numbers where snow hit sheep farms during lambing, and delayed turnout using up dwindling stocks of poor-quality forage.

Fallen stock assistance

05 April 2013

The Scottish Government has made available £500,000 to help farmers meet the costs of disposing of animals lost due to the current severe weather.

Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Awards

03 April 2013

The Awards, now in their ninth year, complement the work of the Highlands & Islands Food & Drink Forum by encouraging food and drink businesses to be innovative, forward thinking and collaborative and by celebrating excellence and achievement. With ...

EU consultation on organic agriculture

15 March 2013

We would like to ask you to contribute to an EU consultation ‘Review of the EU policy on organic agriculture legislation and action plan

Banned antibiotic in livestock feed should not be given to horses

27 February 2013

The Soil Association is calling on the government to prevent the use of an unapproved antibiotic in horses, due to concerns about human health, following the discovery of horse meat in the food system. The antibiotic was widely used in livestock fee...

Soil, Muck & Money: Nutrient Management Event

18 February 2013

Friday 15th March, Auchencairn, Castle Douglas, DG7 1QN

Nominate your favourite farmer

18 February 2013

Do you know someone who has created a highly successful farming business and deserves to be recognised for their innovations and achievements? You can nominate someone for the 2013 Farmers Weekly Awards now.
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